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Champions League: Ter Stegen Explains Why He Didn’t Celebrate Goal vs Man Utd

Amuda Segun

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Barcelona goalkeeper Marc Andre Ter Stegen has the reason has explained why he didn’t celebrate the second goal against Premier League giants Manchester United during their Champions League quarterfinal second leg clash on Tuesday night.

In an interview with Spanish radio Cadena COPE, the Barcelona shot stopper said that he was sympathetic towards the plight of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea and that was why he didn’t celebrate the second goal scored by Argentine superstar Lionel Messi.

David De Gea was at fault for the second goal after he allowed the right-footed shot from Messi to squirm under his body and into the back of the net.

Messi had given Barcelona the lead five minutes earlier with a left-footed strike that The Manchester United defence had no answer to.

The two Messi goals gave Barcelona a 2-0 lead before former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho added a third goal in the second half with a fine finish from the edge of the box.

Coutinho’s strike gave the Blaugrana a 3-0 win on the night and a 4-0 aggregate victory over the Red Devils.

Barcelona will now face Liverpool in the last four of the Champions League with the first leg scheduled for the Nou Camp before the second leg in England.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.